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These 20 Images From Nepal Capture The Hope Among Earthquake Survivors

05/01/2015 04:58 pm ET | Updated May 06, 2015

A devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on April 25, leaving parts of the country in pieces and a rising death toll of over 6,000.

However, amid this tragedy, signs of compassion and hope are emerging as people search for, uncover and treat survivors of the disaster. These 20 photos illustrate the human kindness that is helping Nepal slowly recover and rebuild.

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    Doctors treat a man injured from falling bricks in Bhaktapur, Nepal on April 30, 2015.
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    Jagot Kumari Rana, 79, is led through the rubble of collapsed homes by her grandson Sogat Rana, 7, in Paslang village near the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake in the Gorkha District of Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015.
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    Sanjhana Tamang takes care of her 3-year-old daughter, Simran Tamang on April 13, 2015, as she lies in bed at a temporary hospital suffering from Typhoid fever.
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    Pemba Tamang, 15, is treated by Israeli Army medic soldiers at the Israeli field hospital following his rescue in Kathmandu on April 30, 2015.
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    Dozens of Nepali men and women volunteer to give blood in Bhaktapur, Nepal on April 30, 2015.
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    Nepalese resident Suresh Parihar plays with his 8-month-old daughter, Sandhaya, as he is treated for injuries in Kathmandu.
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    A Nepalese woman is fed by family member at the Nepali Military hospital in Kathmandu on April 29, 2015.
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    Nepalese Army personnel carry a rescued child at the airport in Kathmandu on April 30, 2015. The UN launched an appeal for Nepalese quake survivors in dire need of shelter, food and medical care on April 30.
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    A family friend tends to 9-year-old Sunmaya Tamang as she rests ahead of brain surgery for a fractured skull at the National Trauma center on April 29, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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    Pashmina Ghaley, 10, left, and her friend Ramina Bhujel, 10, stand together in the destroyed village of Balua. The village is near the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake, in the Gorkha District of Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015.
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    A member of the Belgian B-Fast disaster aid team takes care of a local child in Gorkha, Nepal, on Thursday April 30, 2015.
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    Nepalese woman Quqila Pondari looks at her baby who was born during the night April 30, 2015, at the Israeli field hospital in Kathmandu.
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    A Nepalese injured mother and daughter sit inside an Indian Army helicopter after they were rescued from Laprak village, in northern-central Gorkha district, on April 30, 2015.
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    An injured boy is comforted by his father at the National Trauma Center in Kathmandu on April 29, 2015.
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    An injured survivor lies in bed while her young daughter sits nearby inside the National Trauma Center on April 29, 2015 in Kathmandu.
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    An Indian schoolgirl holds a donation box to raise funds for earthquake victims in Gauhati, India, on Thursday, April 30, 2015.
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    An Indian volunteer from the Socialist Unity Centre of India collects funds from citizens in Ahmedabad for earthquake victims in Nepal and North India on April 30, 2015.
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    A woman whose family is still missing is comforted by a friend on April 29, 2015, in Kathmandu.
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    A commuter donates to an earthquake relief fund in Kolkata, India, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
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    Students and community members gather for a candelight procession on April 26, 2015 in Chandigarh, India.

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